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to jamie's blog at ktvu.com. go to the politics page. >>> governor jerry brown had a busy weekend. coming up for you at 7:48. the bills he just signed into law including one some say will make california streets safer. >>> well, starting today, shopping in san francisco means you have to bring your own bag or get charged for one by the store. the checkout bag ordinance takes effect today at almost all retailers. >> the stores cannot offer plastic bags and if you want a compostable bag you will be charged. >>> hot weather may have played a role in an elderly woman's death in contra costa county. the 86-year-old's body was found at an elementary school. police say the woman had been reported missing in concord a few hours earlier. the exact cause of death is still unclear. but police say high temperatures may have been a factor. >>> authorities are asking people to avoid using gas- powered barbecues and you are being asked to take public transportation or carpool. this is the third straight spare-the-air day. >>> hey sal, don't hair us. how is the macarthur maze doing? >> it's gonna be a s
will be officially sentenced by the judge on november 16. >>> governor brown has signed a law limiting gun owners from open leodis playing certain firearms. bill was co sponsored by san francisco assembly man tom amiano. it backs the display of unloaded rifles and shotguns outside of a vehicle. some gun rights supporters recently openly carried unloaded weapons to advocate their right to bear arms. the governor signed a similar bill last year banning the open display of handguns. >>> the f.b.i. is investigating the fatal shooting of a san diego woman by a border patrol agent. chula vista police say the woman was being driven around yesterday afternoon on the hood of a car. they say that is when the border patrol agent opened fire. the shooting occurred about five miles north of the mexican border. so far authorities have not released information about why the woman was on the hood of that car or what provoked the agent to shoot. >>> a memorial for six napa county service members who died in iraq and afghanistan will be dedicated today. the memorial sculpture of a battle cross will be formally ded
the sexual orientation of minors. yesterday governor jerry brown signed the bill banning mental health practitioners from performing preparative therapy on minors. it's been labeled dangerous and abusive and could raise the risk of depression and suicide in young people. >>> in election 2012 news, we're three days away from the first presidential debate. president obama will head from washington to nevada. he has a campaign stop at a las vegas high school. he is going to stay in nevada before traveling to denver on wednesday. republican challenger mitt romney is spending the weekend cramming for the debate. political analysts say he needs a strong showing with recent polls showing him losing ground to the president in battleground states. >>> the university of denver is preparing to host that debate. it is going to focus on domestic policy and it will be mod rated by jim lehrer. two more presidential debates will be held on the 16th and 22. you can of course watch those debates live here on ktvu channel 2. coverage begins at 6:00. >>> while the election is on tuesday, november 6, some
the state parks for at least another two years. governor brown signed legislation that protects all 238 state parks at least through july 2014. the bill designates $30 million to fund the marks and make improvements. this comes in the wake of a parks department scandal earlier this year. authorities discovered $54 million that the state parks system kept hidden while asking cone donors for contributions to keep 70 marks from closing. >>> a new jersey lawmaker wants to ban the nfl replacement referees from new jersey. steve sweeney says he will introduce a bill to prevent those refs from calling any pro sports events in new jersey. he's really angry about the final play monday night in the seahawks/packers game. at first the refs made two different calls on that game- deciding final play. the 49ers are playing the jets in new jersey this sunday. >>> an i-care provider in wisconsin wants to help the referees who made that game deciding call. he wants to help them see more clearly. he's offering free lasik surgery for those replacement refs who officiated the game. he said those officials
comartments in vehicles. >>> governor brown has vetoed a bill that -- bill that would -- that would not allow smoking in nursing homes. >>> 7:48. b.a.r.t. just came the first transit agentny america to install an early-morning warning system that can detect major quakes before they happen. now, the system was developed with the help of scientists at uc berkeley. it uses sensors. and once a quake is detected, it will slow down the trains. a similar system has been already placed in japan. >>> federal cutbacks are threatening california's early earthquake system. coming up at 8:15, we'll go live to washington, d.c. where uc berkeley million justs will be testifying before -- seismologists will be testifying before congress today. >>> angry words between a pitcher and the oakland as and the police chief of stockton. >>> and why thousands of bicycles are expected to be in downtown san francisco tonight. it's a very special anniversary. we'll tell you what it is. >>> it is 7:52. one of the stars of the oakland as has been a big supporter of his central valley home town but now he angrily says it's
referees will be at tonight's game between the browns and ravens. you can bet they will be officiating sunday night's game between the 49ers and the new york jets. we knew that 9ers players were very eager to get those regular referees back on the field with them. reporting live from santa clara, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> one fan admits his team took advantage of this. he says they were getting away with all kinds of things you don't normally see in play, including rougher play. and some have called this the substitute teachers' syndrome. this wasn't just the 49ers. >> yeah, right. >> and that was the biggest concern, somebody could get hurt. >> should be interesting tonight. >> how is the toll plaza doing? >> doing very well. doing well for carpoolers. it's backed up. one of the things that i want to mention, this is kind of the normal backup. if you come to the bay bridge toll plaza at this time every day, you are gonna see much the same, 20, 25-minute delay. if you are driving in the carpool lanes, that looks good getting into the city. no problems on the bridge an
's described as 5'9", 350 pounds with short, brown hair and a brown goatee. he has a tarly davidson tattoo on the back of his head. now, back out here live, this vigil will take place at 7:00 at sacred heart church on willow street. they are telling people to meet in the parking lot. candles will be lit and a prayer will be set for garcia's safe return. >> it's 8:32. authorities say a fast-moving fire that destroyed three homes in sonoma county is a reminder of the fire danger supposed -- forced by this hot weather we're having. the fire broke out around 5:00 last night near highway 116 and highway 101 near katati. one couple was supposed to get married. the fire broke out on a day of near record temperatures and the flynn fire in mendocino county also destroyed five buildings. >>> flames broke out at the eramark facility just before 9:00 last night. all that burned was a large pile of uniforms outside the building. investigators say the clothing was apparently waiting to be washed. no one was hurt and the flames never reached the inside of the building. >>> sexual assaults are on the rise
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